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Student Journalists Offer Firsthand Insight into Online Education By: Daniel Tyx For their final project of the semester, students in our English 9/10 class produced their own online newspapers. It was the capstone of a unit on nonfiction writing in which we read and reflected on a series of newspaper articles from the New York […]

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The Power of Student Organizing

More than four million people participated worldwide in the September climate action. Some 350 of them were here in Monteverde. Although Monteverde is a small town, a journalist who covered the event for a San Jose newspaper told me that it was the largest such action in all of Costa Rica.

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Virtual Poetry

Virtual Poetry By: Daniel Tyx Like schools all over the world, MFS made the transition to online school for the last quarter due to the coronavirus. It was a difficult time for everyone, as we found ourselves learning and teaching in front of computer screens, instead of surrounded by our community of friends, teachers, students, […]

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Tara Hein writing SAT's in Monteverde Costa Rica after Hurricane Nate

Tara’s Dream

As Tara Bertrand Hein completes grade 11 and plans for her future, she reflects on our school, our world and her future contributions to it with a bravery and vision that epitomizes the vision and mission of our school.  If you remember her blog post (here) after Tropical Storm Nate, you already know this young woman’s passion and […]

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